Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,220 Show data context 346 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,602 Show data context 939 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,538 Show data context 13 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,581 Show data context 168 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,013 Show data context 14 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 338 Show data context 83 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 47 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 162 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 848 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 781 Show data context 5 Show data context
P: Education 169 Show data context 272 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 161 Show data context 122 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 288 Show data context 286 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,636 Show data context 6,972 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 17,896 Show data context 2,090 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 50 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,616 Show data context 2,283 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,517 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,891 Show data context 490 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,713 Show data context 57 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 588 Show data context 657 Show data context
J: Information and communication 22 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 362 Show data context 347 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 280 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 197 Show data context 18 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,455 Show data context 32 Show data context
P: Education 224 Show data context 731 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 138 Show data context 199 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 444 Show data context 1,306 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,226 Show data context 6,211 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,445 Show data context 233 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,730 Show data context 2,059 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 79 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 5,486 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,479 Show data context 441 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,464 Show data context 31 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 632 Show data context 489 Show data context
J: Information and communication 71 Show data context 17 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 113 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 74 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 354 Show data context 10 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 348 Show data context 28 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,378 Show data context 58 Show data context
P: Education 359 Show data context 1,009 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 136 Show data context 243 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 470 Show data context 1,727 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,795 Show data context 9,565 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 19,670 Show data context 589 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 289 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,404 Show data context 4,010 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 382 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 76 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 7,755 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,373 Show data context 2,074 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,289 Show data context 81 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,112 Show data context 2,336 Show data context
J: Information and communication 231 Show data context 197 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 556 Show data context 10 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 658 Show data context 89 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 799 Show data context 496 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,280 Show data context 414 Show data context
P: Education 540 Show data context 1,947 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 446 Show data context 1,777 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,233 Show data context 4,842 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,322 Show data context 17,241 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,089 Show data context 736 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 233 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,149 Show data context 1,942 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,264 Show data context 32 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 171 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 10,598 Show data context 101 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,608 Show data context 4,554 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,337 Show data context 513 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,983 Show data context 3,372 Show data context
J: Information and communication 59 Show data context 9 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,221 Show data context 157 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 527 Show data context 102 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,106 Show data context 256 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4 Show data context 40 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,663 Show data context 259 Show data context
P: Education 1,045 Show data context 2,534 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 952 Show data context 2,044 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,457 Show data context 2,460 Show data context
T: Activities of households 8,543 Show data context 16,615 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,409 Show data context 2,070 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 237 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,271 Show data context 3,882 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,002 Show data context 202 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 232 Show data context 16 Show data context
F: Construction 13,763 Show data context 300 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,781 Show data context 8,333 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,344 Show data context 942 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,571 Show data context 4,840 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,930 Show data context 619 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,404 Show data context 923 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,211 Show data context 1,551 Show data context
P: Education 1,794 Show data context 3,223 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,919 Show data context 4,042 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,105 Show data context 3,526 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,950 Show data context 8,240 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,854 Show data context 2,323 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 212 Show data context 18 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 37,710 Show data context 12,590 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,417 Show data context 506 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 324 Show data context 17 Show data context
F: Construction 18,565 Show data context 793 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 20,635 Show data context 12,307 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,785 Show data context 1,279 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,083 Show data context 2,896 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2,291 Show data context 697 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,704 Show data context 3,110 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,132 Show data context 594 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,915 Show data context 1,396 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 385 Show data context 681 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,896 Show data context 5,430 Show data context
P: Education 4,489 Show data context 6,508 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,799 Show data context 4,871 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,944 Show data context 2,611 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,792 Show data context 3,433 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 16 Show data context 8 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations, Table [1] , 'Occupation Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1881 - 1991 Census of Population
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, Economic activity County Leaflets, Table 3 , 'Industry and status by area of workplace and sex', for 'County, county boroughs, urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, conurbation centres'

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This classification of industry is that used by the 2011 Census, and forms the basic for our standardisation of historical information on industrial structure. The modern data are a classification of workers by their employers' business and count them by their place of work. However, before 1951 they are counted by place of residence, and before 1921 workers have to be classified by their individual occupations. Here we break the numbers in each industry down by gender, but this is not possible with the 2011 dat...


a, only with the re-districted and re-classified historical statisics.

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Date accessed: 24th July 2019